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Kasey J. Eickmeyer
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National Center for Family & Marriage Research
This profile documents the change in the first marriage rate between 1990 and 2017 across age groups and by race and ethnicity.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
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Krista K. Payne
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National Center for Family & Marriage Research
The median age at first marriage in the United States has increased steadily since the mid-20th century. A closer look at this trend.
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Krista K. Payne
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National Center for Family & Marriage Research
In this profile, the median age at first marriage is estimated for the nation and each state by gender for 2017 using 1-year estimates from the ACS.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
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Celene Domitrovich, Ph.D.; Robert Nix, Ph.D.; Karen Bierman, Ph.D.; Brenda Heinrichs, Ph.D.; Sukhdeep Gill, Ph.D.; Kishor Shrestha, Ph.D.
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2018 NCFR Annual Conference
Early education and family support programs can make a difference in promoting academic success and physical/mental health among children living in poverty.
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Family Health
Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
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David Klein, Ph.D.
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2018 Annual NCFR Conference
An historical overview of family theory and methods with an emphasis on key events and participants, some aspects of which are not already widely known.
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Judith A. Myers-Walls, Ph.D., CFLE Emerita
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NCFR Family Focus
Family policy shapes the conditions in which families operate. Intentions are positive and often laudable, but the reality does not always live up to these goals.
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Family Law and Public Policy
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Hannah C. Williamson, Ph.D.
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NCFR Family Focus
An intervention meant to encourage unmarried fathers to marry by improving economic capacity had the opposite and unintended consequence.
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Family Law and Public Policy
Family Life Education Methodology
Parent Education and Guidance
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Ruby M. Gourdine, D.S.W., LICSW, LCSW; and JaNeen Cross, D.S.W., M.B.A., LICSW, LCSW-C
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NCFR Family Focus
Although child welfare policies might be appropriate in theory, implicit bias, poverty, and inadequate training of workers lead to unintended consequences.
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Family Law and Public Policy
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Morgan E. Cooley, Ph.D., LCSW; and Brittany P. Mihalec-Adkins, M.S.Ed.
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NCFR Family Focus
Unintended consequences of The Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA) could benefit or harm stakeholders.
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Family Law and Public Policy
Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
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Natasha D. Williams, M.S., LMFT; and Elaine A. Anderson, Ph.D.
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NCFR Family Focus
Repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) would disproportionately affect people of color and LGBT individuals who access mental health care.
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Family Law and Public Policy
Family Health
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Katrina Akande, Ph.D.; Eman Tadros, M.S., IMFT; and Charlene Harris, Ph.D.
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NCFR Family Focus
Discipline based on zero-tolerance policies in U.S. schools disproportionately affects minority and special needs youth.
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Family Law and Public Policy
Family Life Education Methodology
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Jacki Fitzpatrick, Ph.D., CFLE
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NCFR Family Focus
Many instructors receive little training about course policies. Overly soft (indulgent) or hard (strict) policies can have unintended consequences.
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Family Law and Public Policy
Family Science Education
Family Life Education Methodology
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Judith A. Myers-Walls, Ph.D., CFLE Emeritus, Professor Emerita; and Karen Bogenschneider, Ph.D., Professor Emerita
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NCFR Family Focus
Identifying unintended consequences of policies is more than an academic exercise.
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Family Law and Public Policy
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The Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University
This guide was created to help parents, caregivers, practitioners, and policymakers understand the importance of early childhood development.
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Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
Family Health
Family Life Education Methodology
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Dating, Getting Serious, and Forming a “Blended Family”
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Karen Bonnell and Patricia L. Papernow
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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
The Stepfamily Handbook provides step-by-step guidance for parents and children as they navigate the changes that come with stepfamily formation.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
Internal Dynamics of Families
Interpersonal Relationships
Parent Education and Guidance
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Tips for Practitioners Working with Infants in Classroom Settings
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Pahigiannis, K., Rosanbalm, K. and Murray, D. W.
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U.S. Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation
This resource provides tips to help caregivers use co-regulation to support early development of self-regulation skills in infants in childcare settings.
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Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
Family Life Education Methodology
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Tips for Practitioners Working with Toddlers in Classroom Settings
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Pahigiannis, K., Rosanbalm, K. and Murray, D. W.
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U.S. Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation
This resource provides tips to help caregivers use co-regulation to support early development of self-regulation skills in toddlers in classroom settings.
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Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
Family Life Education Methodology
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Tips for Practitioners Working with Preschool Children in Classroom Settings
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Pahigiannis, K., Rosanbalm, K. and Murray, D. W.
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U.S. Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation
This resource provides tips to help caregivers use co-regulation to support early development of self-regulation skills in preschool children in classroom settings
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Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
Family Life Education Methodology
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Tips for Practitioners Working with Families in Home Settings
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Pahigiannis, K., Rosanbalm, K. and Murray, D. W.
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U.S. Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation
Home visitors can use the tips provided within this document to help caregivers support the specific self-regulation skills their child is developing.
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Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
Family Life Education Methodology
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A Look at Recent State Legislation
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Jennifer Palmer
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National Conference of State Legislatures
This policy brief gives an overview of polciies across the country that improve services and support infants, toddlers, and their families.
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Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
Family Law and Public Policy
Family Health
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Kristen Selleck, Jeannie Newman, and Debra Gilmore
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Children’s Bureau, U.S. Administration for Children and Families
This manual discusses the intersection of child maltreatment and domestic violence with a focus on child protection practice.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
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Andra Wilkinson and Hannah Lantos
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Child Trends
This report examines the link between self-reported experiences of child maltreatment and later delinquent or criminal behaviors across age, sex, and race.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
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Children’s Bureau, U.S. Administration for Children and Families
This report presents national data about child abuse and neglect known to child protective services agencies in the United States during federal fiscal year 2017.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
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Valerie J. Schweizer
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National Center for Family & Marriage Research
In 2017, there were slightly more than two marriages for every one divorce in the United States (marriage to divorce ratio = 2.2)
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Internal Dynamics of Families
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